Mendenhall lands in Arizona

Joe Fortenbaugh
March 13, 2013

Few teams have had more problems at the quarterback position over the last few years than the Arizona Cardinals. No team has surrendered more sacks over the last three years than the Arizona Cardinals.

Rashard Mendenhall
Rashard Mendenhall

ICONMendenhall will reunite with Bruce Arians in Arizona.

So with plenty of issues to address this offseason, the Cardinals—who have watched their three divisional rivals arm themselves to the teeth in recent weeks—jumped into the free agent frenzy by signing running back Rashard Mendenhall to a one-year deal on Wednesday, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Problem solved?

Not exactly, but the addition of Mendenhall does give Arizona a replacement for the recently released Beanie Wells.  The former Pittsburgh Steeler appeared in just six games last season, rushing for 182 yards with no touchdowns.

Now, about the rest of that offense…

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